Mohammed Ashraf Ganie

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Non alcoholic fatty liver disease occurs in those who don't consume alcohol in amounts considered harmful to the liver. It represents a spectrum of conditions characterized histologically by mainly macrovesicular hepatic steatosis. There are two histological patterns of NAFLD: fatty liver alone and steatohepatitis. In this brief review, clinical and(More)
A person with diabetes mellitus (DM) has every right to perform the ritual of fasting during Ramadan. In daily practice we come across both type 1 and type 2 DM who wish to fast. This Consensus Statement describes the pre-Ramadan assessment, planning, prescription, management, and monitoring of patients on insulin, who wish to fast.
OBJECTIVE To determine the cause of puerperal alactogenesis in a young woman. DESIGN After proper clinical assessment, a definitive investigative protocol was followed to determine the cause of alactogenesis. SETTING Tertiary care medical center in Kashmir, India. PATIENT(S) A young married woman with three full-term deliveries, all characterized by(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Insulin resistance and consequent hyperinsulinemia are common among patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Ethnicity and dietary habits affect insulin levels. There is little published information from India on insulin levels in PCOS patients. Thus the present study aimed to determine the insulin response to oral glucose in women(More)
BACKGROUND Non-thyroidal illness is a common cause of alterations in thyroid hormone economy in absence of underlying intrinsic thyroid disorder. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and pattern of alterations in thyroid hormone economy in various non-thyroidal illnesses in our region and also to correlate these alterations with the severity and outcome of(More)
Pseudovitamin D deficiency rickets (also called vitamin D dependent rickets type I) is one of the types of inherited rickets and is caused by a deficit in renal 25-hydroxyvitamin D 1alpha-hydroxylase. This form of rickets has not been reported from the Indian subcontinent. Three patients with this disorder are presented. These patients were all females aged(More)
In the month of Ramadan, patients with thyroid diseases, most of the time, do not need treatment adjustments and can fast safely without any health hazards. Patients with hypothyroidism taking thyroxine can take their tablets on an empty stomach at bedtime instead of half an hour before Sehr. Patients with hyperthyroidism, on methimazole/carbimazole can(More)